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Apr 13, 2010 5:00pm EDT
for drivers. toyota's latest troubles coming >>> charges are being considered today in the case of a tennessee woman who sent her recently adopted russian son back to moscow. torre hanson put the 7-year-old child on a one-way flight back to russia last week. she attached a note saying that the orphanage she adopted him from failed to disclose psychological problems. an attorney is havinging child abandonment charges but may have to be filed in virginia. the loudoun county prosecutor says that alone does not give him jurisdiction to prosecute and does not plan to bring charges. >>> a verdict in a multimillion dollar sex abuse lawsuit against the boy scouts of america. jurors in the oregon case have ordered the organization to pay a portland man $1.4 million because of repeated sexual abuse he suffered from a scout master back in the '80s. the jury decided the scouts are libel for punitive damages and negative general for failing to take steps for preventing abuse after keeping a secret list of suspected ped fills for -- pedophiles. >>> the nebraska's republican governor signed an abortion law t
Apr 19, 2010 5:00pm EDT
out until maybe sometime on monday. quick one to two inches of rain. >> toyota is getting set for another round of recall while paying fines for previous recalls. toyota will now recall its 2010 gx-460 suv one week after the consumer reports gave that a rare don't buy rating because of the risk of rollover. hay also agreed to pay a $16.4 million fine for improperly reporting the gas pedal failure. . >>> five major airlines have agreed not to follow spirit's lead and begin charging for carry-on bags stored in overhead binds. the airlines, american, delta, united, u.s. airways and jet blue. new york senator charles schumer applauded that move yesterday. he and several other democratic senators are in favor of a bill that taxes airlines that charge fees for carry-on. >>> one d.c. architect is making a big change to promote a way of life that involves a much smaller space. just in time for earth week. he's made a home out of a cube. news 4 takes us on a tour. >> reporter: for the next two weeks, one artist will call this store front home. they'll be eating, entertaining and oh, ye
Apr 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
friday in texas where she has a home. conflict of personalities as the reason for the split. >>> toyota is announcing yet another vehicle recall today. the automaker says it is recalling 50,0002003 sequoias. the problem they say is in the car's stability control system. the the system can activate at low speed. the glitch prevents the suv from accelerating as quick quickly as the driver expects it to. toyota says the software upgrade to fix the problem is what is needed. >>> it was a growing problem in charles county, maryland, during the 2007 school year. 19 agers died in auto accidents to put it into the tragic new -- a driver safety program and they have had some amazing results ever since. john schriffen is here to tell bus that. >> reporter: according to your shirns which provides auto insurance in charles county, nearly 20% of auto accidents are caused by teens. a company says common causes are cell phones, alcohol, and not having enough experience on the road. after losing too many of the young people, charles county sheriff's department decided that the excuses behind the wheels
Apr 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
last year. toyota, honda and gm reported gains. ford sales up 43%. toyota was behind with 41% sales increase. honda and gm both reported increases of just over 20%. chrysler was the one dim spot with sales falling about 8%. >> active volcano in southern iceland is getting bigger and the images more spectacular. new brake is about 300 yards long and it opened up yesterday. producing new fountains of hot lava. geologist space it is not proving a threat prove ing a it is something to see. >> really incredible. beautiful. >> especially at nighttime. quite beautiful. >> i told you new york made both the lists. they didn't. they were the ones that paid proportionately less than the other states. >> okay. punishment is you have to fill out your census form. meanwhile, veronica will do the weather while do you that. >> you can probably get it done, barbara in three minutes. don't worry about it. >>> one of my favorite times of the year. i don't know about you but spring -- so nice out there today. with low humidity and the morning temperatures across the area, there is our gorgeous shot. to
Apr 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. toyota announced today that it will stop making the lexus gx 460 during safety testing under way now. the move comes after a consume reports warning on the suv. consumer reports notified toyota that the engineers discover ad potentially dangerous problem with the way the vehicle handles on curves. the current plan is to resume production on april 28th. president obama says that he's 100% committed to nasa's mission and its future. the president offered those words of encourage many today during a speech at florida's kennedy space center and responding to critics who beliefs the changes for nasa will deal a heavy blow to the space program. however, mr. obama says that big things are ahead. >> we will actually reach space faster and more often under this new plan in ways that will help us improve our tech follow logical capacity and lower our costs and are essential for the long-term sustainability of space flight. >> reporter: the plan includes $6 billion in funding that developed a rocket for destinations that could include mars. but it also turns over duties to private space compani
Apr 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
mustang. the suspect took off driving wildly and crashed into a toyota pickup truck. was rear ended by a ride-on bus. the bus driver and the pickup truck driver were taken to the hospital wit minor injuries. police arrested 24-year-old an won perry who they say had an outstanding federal warrant out against him. >> it was a wild accident in wheaton, maryland, this morning. police are investigating it. it turned into a deadly accident that happened just before 6:00. police say a car was out of control. hit and killed a woman in the parking lot of the dunkin' donuts. now investigators are trying to find out how this happened. and who she is. news4's aaron gilchrist is in wheaton this evening. >> reporter: it is still very obvious if there was a bad accident out here this morning. you look down and you can still see some of the markings where the montgomery county police reconstruction team did their work thisorning. you can see the skid marks left by the car as it came through the dunkin' donuts parking lot here. damage leftover from the car. colliding into different things here in th
Apr 29, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. right now, get spectracide bug stop for the new lower price of just $4.98. >>> toyota resumed sales of its lexus suvs one we can after a recall. 10,000 suvs were recalled. they have the equipment to fix the stability control system. this announcement came after "consumer reports" issued a don't buy rating over concern it is vehicle could roll over in tight turns. >>> if you like it hot, some people do, get ready, folks. it is on the way. >> i'm one of them. likes it hot. and so some -- nice hot weather like june coming up this weekend. our cool spot currently is solomons. 68 degrees. ing the temperature. other locations are up into the 70s. 73 degrees in sterling. winchester, 72. culpeper currently in virginia at 75 degrees. we have the wind that's out of the west now. with the -- pretty dry air that's over us. the wind tomorrow will be switching more southwesterly. for the evening, 64. by morning, 52 degrees. the temperature. so not as chilly to start. again, wind that's going to be a mild one for us bringing in the warm breezes, high tomorrow is 83 degrees. loads of shine across t
Apr 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
%. the poll reflects more confidence in particular for ford and less for toyota. >>> another study shows that more than half of americans were not able to save any money during the past year but a large chunk of americans were able to put money away despite the recession. this is from the american institute of certified public accountants that reports 46% of us were able to squeeze out some savings just by cutting back on how we dined out, travelled, shopped. other reductions include medical expenses and high education. the study reports 54% of americans found it tough to sock way a few bucks every month. they say it is mostly because bills are piling up, especially credit cards and emergencies. >> i try to do a monthly contribution to the saving account. it does not always work. >> i'm not making any, not saving any more. something always comes up to take it away. >> about two-thirds of the people that took part in the survey saw their incomes drop in the past year. >>> speaking of bills, new benjamins will be released in just a few months. today the treasury department unveiled the new
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